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Respiratory Medications

Antihistamines
Nasal Decongestants
Expectorants & Mucolytic Agents
Antitissives
Tuberculosis Medications
Bronchodilators
Anticholinergics
Glucocorticoids (Corticosteroids)

♣  Quick Review on Respiratory Diseases (PEDIATRICS)

INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS
– Diagnosis is the “Monospot.”
– Caused by Epstein-Barr Virus.
– Treatment:

  • CONTROLLING THE SYMPTOMS
  • BEDREST AND ANALGESICS

Acute Otitis Media
– Occurs more in children due to a shorter eustachian tube.
Croup Syndromes
Tonsilitis
Acute Epiglotitis
AIRWAY INFECTIONS INCLUDES:

  1. BRONCHITIS

– Results in inflammed airways.

  1. BRONCHIOLITIS

– A lower airway infection
Childhood  Asthma
– Watch out for STATUS ASTHMATICUS

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